AfDB shareholders approve 125% capital increase to maintain AAA rating
The Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer of African Development Bank (AfDB), Swazi Tshabalala says the 125 per cent capital increase by its shareholders will empower the AfDB with a direct lending capacity of 100 billion dollars in the next 10 years. She joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss this on the side-lines of an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting in Abidjan.
Business school students compete to create a new passive product
Ronnee Ades, professor of professional practice in the finance and economics department at the Rutgers University Business School, and Ryan Smith, a Rutgers business school student, talks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu about the school's competition to create a new index/ETF.
G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified'
G20 finance chiefs said trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified but did not express a pressing need to resolve them. Their communique outlines a pickup in global growth.
Nigeria's OneFi secures first ever credit rating for an African Fintech
Global Credit rating recently assigned a BB rating with a Stable outlook to One Finance, which is the parent company to Nigeria's financial services platform Paylater. Ngozi Dozie, Co-Founder of One Finance joins CNBC Africa to discuss this development.
Nigerian presidency awaits briefing on Adeosun's alleged certificate forgery
A local online news portal, Premium Times, over the weekend, alleged that Nigeria's Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun failed to undertake the mandatory year of national service and fraudulently obtained an exemption certificate 20 years after her graduation.
Commerzbank's Dixon, JPMorgan's Peters assess tech valuations
Peter Dixon, a global financial economist at Commerzbank, and Grace Peters, European equities strategist at JPMorgan Private Bank, discuss the outlook for technology stocks.
What you can expect from Nigeria’s Mortgage finance market in 2018
Nigeria's Mortgage finance market recorded a 82 per cent growth between 2010 and 2016 as activities in the space is gradually picking up but what can we expect from the space in this year?
Nigerian start-ups: First quarter review
The Lagos Angel Network is specifically created to finance early- stage and start-up businesses in Nigeria.